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retort
used in A Room With A View

6 uses
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Definition
a quick reply to a question or remark — especially a witty or critical one
  • "How?" she retorted.
    Chapter 5 (72% in)
  • "One doesn't come to Italy for niceness," was the retort; "one comes for life.
    Chapter 2 (18% in)
  • "You only asked for it just in time," the lady retorted.
    Chapter 8 (93% in)
  • "I don't know whether they're any Emersons," retorted Freddy, who was democratic.
    Chapter 10 (49% in)
  • "Socker rules," George retorted, scattering Freddy's bundle with a kick.
    Chapter 12 (78% in)
  • "Tired!" she retorted, kindling at once.
    Chapter 17 (10% in)

There are no more uses of "retort" in A Room With A View.

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